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IRU Academy road transport training certification

IRU Academy

A global network of excellence

Watch the IRU Academy videoThe IRU Academy is the training arm of IRU. Through a network of over 40+ Associate Training Institutes (ATI) across the globe, we train and certify thousands of mobility and transport logistic professionals every year to improve safety, efficiency and sustainability. Our network of transport associations and operators, government agencies, vocational schools and universities guarantees the highest training standards for road transport professionals.

The IRU Academy provides employees with the knowledge and skills they need to do their job well, adapt to change and improve the industry’s overall performance. With our internationally recognised standards and certifications, we aim to:

  • make road transport safer for every road user, 
  • ensure that our sector constantly adapts to new challenges, and
  • boost the image of our profession so we can attract new talents.

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Integrate best practice and comply with international industry standards.


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At IRU, we offer a comprehensive range of driver training programs designed to meet the diverse needs of the transportation industry. Our truck driver training and lorry driver training courses are tailored for those aspiring to drive heavy goods vehicles, while our taxi driver training is perfect for individuals looking to enter the taxi service industry. For those specialising in hasardous materials transport, our tanker driver training and ADR driver training provide the necessary skills and certification. Our tachograph course ensures drivers understand and comply with tachograph regulations. We also offer PCV driver training and bus and coach driver training for those interested in passenger carrying vehicles. Our 360 driver training is ideal for operating heavy machinery. Additionally, we provide HGV driver training, LGV driver training, and C1 driver training for various commercial vehicle classes. To enhance safety, our defensive driving course is available. For specific licensing needs, we offer Cat D driver training and Cat C driver training. Our driver CPC training ensures professional competence for all drivers.

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